Pedestrian Accident - Slater Vecchio
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Pedestrian Accident

As a pedestrian you are protected by the rules of the road as drivers must yield the right of way to pedestrians. A simple thing like crossing the street can be tragic if the rules of the road are not followed. Pedestrians are often struck because drivers fail to see them and as a result children and senior citizens are at the greatest risk of injury.

 Drivers who cause pedestrian accidents often:

  • Drive without proper care and attention
  • Fail to observe posted speed limits
  • Disregard weather or traffic conditions
  • Disobey traffic signs or signals
  • Fail to yield the right of way to pedestrians at marked crosswalks
  • Fail to come to a complete stop at a stop sign
  • Fail to stop and properly observe before turning right at an intersection
  • Drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol

We Can Help

If you are a pedestrian who has been injured by a user of the road, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.

Contact a lawyer at Slater Vecchio to tell your side of the story and learn about the options available to you.

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Slater Vecchio Pedestrian Cases

Case Result
Kerr v. Paterson, BCSC 2007, M033506 $2.4 million
Heringa v. Mah, 2000 BCCA 490 $4.5 million